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about the agenda focusing on trade and commerce suddenly being overshadowed by beijing's frank comments. >> it has been a strange day. as you said, it started off with backslapping over the growth of the china-eu trade arrangement over the last 10 years. bilateral trade levels have quadrupled. there was praise from the e use side for china and praise from china for the east side, but then, as has already been made clear, suddenly, the chinese decided to get a bit negative and the live transmission was turned off. diplomatically, the eu said he was getting into the substance of the negotiation, but it was the chinese who insisted on that happening. there is a sense that the summit has been sort of run by the chinese. there was not even a final press conference because the chinese wanted a list of which journalists would be there. the european commission had to say that was just not on. there was no press conference of any sort. smiles and backslapping on trade and the economy, and yet, this underlying sense that the chinese are dictating the way the meeting is going on, and, of course, t
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